Diplomats Cruise by Colby

Diplomats Cruise by Colby

AMHERST, Mass. – Franklin & Marshall's No. 13 men's squash team completed action at the Amherst Round Robin on Sunday with an 8-1 bashing of No. 23 Colby. 

The Diplomats went 2-1 on the weekend to improve to 7-7 for the season while the Mules fell to 6-7. 

By the Numbers 

Seven 3-0 sweeps showcased F&M's dominant effort, highlighted by Samm Fulton's 11-0 shutout effort in his second frame at the No. 4 spot. Yannis Senkel fought back from a first-game defeat (11-7) to take three straight at the No. 3 position on the ladder.

The all-time series lead now stands at 17-1 in favor of the Diplomats with F&M riding a 12-match winning streak dating back to 1997-98.

The Results

1. Cole Osborne (FMCM) def. Will McBrian (COLBM) 11-7, 11-3, 11-8

2. Silvio Soom (FMCM) def. Patrick McCarthy (COLBM) 11-2, 11-4, 12-10

3. Yannis Senkel (FMCM) def. Elliot Gross (COLBM) 7-11, 11-4, 11-6, 11-3

4. Samm Fulton (FMCM) def. Hugh Doherty (COLBM) 11-6, 11-0, 11-6

5. Gavan Hitchenor (FMCM) def. Will Pepi (COLBM) 11-5, 11-8, 11-7

6. Jackson McCord (FMCM) def. Jason Brodo (COLBM) 11-4, 11-7, 11-2

7. King Bassett (FMCM) def. Matt Epstein (COLBM) 11-5, 11-4, 11-7

8. Boden Polikoff (FMCM) def. Sam Hitt (COLBM) 11-3, 11-9, 11-9

9. Charlie Beauregard (COLBM) def. Ishan Advani (FMCM) 14-12, 11-9, 10-8

Exh. Frank Murray (FMCM) def. Andrew Beacham (COLBM) 11-8, 11-9, 11-9 

Up Next 

The Diplomats travel to Cornell on Friday for a 6:00 p.m. contest.